2013/2014 Events

Dates will be added to this list as the year progresses…

March

Wed 5th March                      Ash Wednesday  Children will receive ashes in school

Friday 7th March                 Cake Sale in School Hall

Friday 7th March                 Badminton in  Cockhill (6th Class girls)

10th – 14th March               Seachtain na Gaeilge

Thurs 13th March               6th Class trip to Glenveagh – Science, Nature and observation of                                                           Spring (Greenwave Ireland)

Friday 14th March                Lá Glas – children wear green on Lá glas and perform in a                                                                           ceolchoirm as Gaeilge.

Sunday 30th March             Children’s Mass in St Aengus’ Church, Burt at 11.15 am

Monday 31st March             Mata sa Rang begins in Senior Infants (7 weeks intensive Maths                                                             teaching)

 April

Wed 2nd April                      Battle of the Books Day 1 – Quiz for 6th class organised by                                                                           Buncrana Library

Mon 7th April                         First Confessions for the First Holy Communion class at 7p.m. in                                                             St Aengus’ Chapel, Burt.

Wed 9th April                          Annual Reading testing for children from 1st class upwards.

Thurs 10th April                   World Book Day – Children dress up as their favourite book                                                                        charachter. Competitions held in school for Best Book Cover etc.

Friday 11th April                  Easter Holidays

Monday 28th April               School Reopens

Monday 28th April               Confirmation Retreat for 6th Class

Tues 29th April                      Confirmation Practice

May

Thursday 1st May                Confirmation in St Mura’s Church Fahan at 5 p.m.

Monday 5th May              Bank Holiday – school closed

Thurs 8th May                  Parents of 6th class will receive booklets about RSE and their                                                                   child.

Thurs 8th May                    An Taisce taking 6th class on walk of Burt wetlands showing                                                                     Summer nesting birds, history of railway etc.

Friday 9th May                    Coffee Morning for First Holy Communion class parents.

Tues 13th May                       Annual Maths tests for children from 1st class upwards.

Mon 19th-Thurs 22nd      Annual Spelling tests for children from 1st class upwards.

19th & 20th May                   Bike Lessons after school 3 – 5 p.m.

Thursday  22nd May         Respecting Difference Assembly and Coffee Morning for Senior                                                              Infant Parents @ 9.30a.m.

Fri 23rd May                           Local Elections – school closed

Saturday 24th May             First Holy Communion at 11 a.m.

Thursday 29th May           1st Class school trip to Lurgybrack

Friday 30th May                    School closed

June

Monday 2nd June                 Bank Holiday – school closed

Wed 4th June                          Mrs Uí Mhurchú class school trip to Riverwatch and Bananas

Thrus 5th June                       Fan the Flame 6th class Diocesan Mass in Derry

Friday 6th June                        Sports Day

Tuesday 10th June                 Children’s school reports sent home

Wed 11th June                          Open Day for September 2014 New Entrants at 1.15p.m.

Wed 11th June                          Singing Club Concert

Thurs 12th June                      6th class School Trip to Creggan Country Park

Friday 13th June                     Alternative Sports Day (if Fri 6th is cancelled due to adverse                                                                     weather)

Thurs 19th June                      Mrs Mc Monagle’s class School Trip – Movie and Bowling in                                                                         Brunswick MovieBowl

Friday 20th June                       5th class School Trip to Arena 7

Tuesday 24th June                  Leaver’s Mass

Thurs 26th June                       Closing for Summer Holidays